Liquid Crystals

(The TQCC of Liquid Crystals is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Ferroelectric nematic phase at and below room temperature81
Electrooptics of mm-scale polar domains in the ferroelectric nematic phase57
Structural variants ofRM734in the design of splay nematic materials45
Multiple ferroelectric nematic phases of a highly polar liquid crystal compound45
The ferroelectric nematic phase: an optimum liquid crystal candidate for nonlinear optics44
Polymer dispersed liquid crystals doped with CeO2 nanoparticles for the smart window33
Ideal mixing of paraelectric and ferroelectric nematic phases in liquid crystals of distinct molecular species31
Effects of the methacrylate monomers with different end groups on the morphologies, electro-optical and mechanical properties of polymer dispersed liquid crystals composite films28
A Tunable Metamaterial Absorber Based on Liquid Crystal with the Compact Unit cell and the Wideband Absorption27
The twist bend nematic: a case of mistaken identity26
Mesomorphic study and DFT simulation of calamitic Schiff base liquid crystals with electronically different terminal groups and their binary mixtures26
Synthesis, mesomorphic and geometrical approaches of new non-symmetrical system based on central naphthalene moiety25
Thioether-linked azobenzene-based liquid crystal dimers exhibiting the twist-bend nematic phase over a wide temperature range22
Experimental and geometrical structure characterizations of new synthesized laterally fluorinated nematogenic system21
Experimental and computational simulations of nematogenic liquid crystals based on cinnamic acid in pure and mixed state21
The parasitic effects in high-frequency dielectric spectroscopy of liquid crystals – the review20
The regulation of electric-optical properties of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals via implantation of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) microstructure20
Viewing-angle-switching film based on polymer dispersed liquid crystals for smart anti-peeping liquid crystal display20
New fluorinated azo/schiff base liquid crystals: synthesis, characterisation, mesomorphic study and DFT calculations19
Setting things straight in ‘The twist-bend nematic: a case of mistaken identity’19
Enhanced dielectric properties of Nematic liquid crystal doped with ferroelectric nanoparticles19
Effect of oil palm leaf-based carbon quantum dot on nematic liquid crystal and its electro-optical effects19
Effects of multifunctional acrylates and thiols on the morphology and electro-optical properties of polymer-dispersed liquid crystal films19
Octadecylamine-capped CdSe/ZnS quantum dot dispersed cholesteric liquid crystal for potential display application: Investigation on photoluminescence and UV absorbance19
Effect of the introduction of mono-functional monomer on the electro-optic properties of reverse-mode polymer stabilised cholesteric liquid crystal18
A convenient one-pot synthesis, and characterisation of the ω-bromo-1-(4-cyanobiphenyl-4’-yl) alkanes (CBnBr)18
Influence of ZnO NPs on morphological and electro-optical properties of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals16
Enhancing morphological, electro-optical and dielectric properties of polymer-dispersed liquid crystal by doping of disperse Orange 25 dye in LC E716
Supramolecular ferroelectric nematic materials16
Odd-even effects in liquid crystals16
Polymer dispersed liquid crystals doped with low concentrationγ-Fe2O3nanoparticles16
Broadband reflection in polymer-stabilized cholesteric liquid crystal film with zinc oxide nanoparticles film thermal diffusion method16
Mesophase behavior of four ring ester/azomethine/ester liquid crystals in pure and mixed states15
Preparation of cholesteric polymer networks with broadband reflection memory effect15
A practical guide to versatile photoalignment of azobenzenes14
Improved skin-permeated diclofenac-loaded lyotropic liquid crystal nanoparticles: QbD-driven industrial feasible process and assessment of skin deposition14
Liquid crystal core polymer fiber mat electronic gas sensors14
Heliconical cholesteric liquid crystals as electrically tunable optical filters in notch and bandpass configurations14
Dielectric and electro optical properties of 6CHBT nematic liquid crystals doped with MgO nanoparticles13
Fast LiDAR systems based on ferroelectric liquid crystal Dammann grating13
Combined effect of hydroxylated and fluorinated acrylate monomers on improving the electro-optical and mechanical performances of PDLC-films13
The relationship between crosslinker, liquid crystal, and magnetic nanomaterial doping on electro-optical properties of PDLC13
Synthesis and mesomorphic study of new phenylthiophene liquid crystals13
Enhancement of electro-optical and dielectric parameters of a room temperature nematic liquid crystalline material by dispersing multi-walled carbon nanotubes13
Effective control of optical purity by chiral HPLC separation for ester-based liquid crystalline materials forming anticlinic smectic phases12
Thermal and optical properties of amphitropic liquid crystals derived from cholesterol and cinnamic acid12
Controlling the self-assembly and photophysical properties of biscyanovinyl terphenyl-based hexacatenars by changing the degree of fluorination12
Highly sensitive and transparent flexible temperature sensor based on nematic liquid crystals11
Ferroelectric chiral nematic liquid crystals: new photonic materials with multiple bandgaps controllable by low electric fields11
Remarkable stabilisation of the intercalated smectic phases of nonsymmetric dimers by tert-butyl groups11
The ferroelectric nematic phase: on the role of lateral alkyloxy chains11
Textural, electro-optical, dielectric and fluorescence studies of citrate buffer stabilized gold nanoparticles doped in polymer-dispersed liquid crystals composites11
Band-edge-enhanced tunable random laser using a polymer-stabilised cholesteric liquid crystal11
Twist-bend nematics and heliconical cholesterics: a physico-chemical analysis of phase transitions and related specific properties10
Mixing-induced phase stabilization and low-temperature-shifting of ferroelectric nematics10
Tunable optical properties for ORW e-paper10
Molecular packing analysis of the crystal smectic E phase of a benzothieno-benzothiophene derivative by a combined experimental / computational approach10
Tri-state switching of a high-order parameter, double-layered guest-host liquid-crystal shutter, doped with the mesogenic molecule 4HPB10
Studies on electro-optical properties of polymer dispersed liquid crystals doped with reticular nanofiber films prepared by electrospinning10
Synthesis and properties of benzoxazole-terminated mesogenic compounds containing tolane with high birefringence and large dielectric anisotropy10
Effect of functionality of thiol on the optical properties of liquid crystals/polymer composite films10
Investigation of dielectric and optical properties of pure and diamond nanoparticles dispersed nematic liquid-crystal PCH510
Fluorinated twist-bend nematogens: the role of intermolecular interaction10
Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Achiral Unsymmetrical Four-ring based Hockey-stick Shaped Liquid Crystals: Structure-Property relationship10
Measuring the five elastic constants of a nematic liquid crystal elastomer10
Effect of π-conjugation units on the liquid crystal and photovoltaic performance of heterocyclic pyridine-based compounds10
An overview of HPDLC films and their applications9
Low voltage liquid crystal microlens array based on polyvinyl alcohol convex induced vertical alignment9
Unsymmetrical Coumarin based dimeric liquid crystals: Synthesis, Characterization, Mesomorphic investigation, Photoluminescence and Thermal conductivity9
Synthesis, mesomorphic properties, and theoretical study of benzothiazole-aromatic molecules with ester- and azomethine-linking groups9
High dielectric properties, TiO2 nanoparticles doped PDLC devices for lower switching voltage9
Compact integral imaging 2D/3D compatible display based on liquid crystal micro-lens array9
The role of nanomesh fibres loaded with fluorescent materials on the electro-optical performance of PDLC devices9
The influence of the structure of terminal groups and cores on the properties of schiff base star-shaped liquid crystals9
Boost in the thermal stability, ionic conductivity and director relaxation frequency in the composite of liquid crystal and functionalised multi-walled carbon nanotubes9
Depth-enhanced 2D/3D switchable integral imaging display by using n-layer focusing control units8
Classification of liquid crystal textures using convolutional neural networks8
Multi-stable cholesteric liquid crystal windows with four optical states8
Rheological behaviour and antibacterial activities of MWCNTs/ lyotropic liquid crystals based nanocolloids8
5,6-Difluorobenzofuran: a new core for the design of liquid crystal compound with large dielectric anisotropy and broad nematic range8
New quaterphenyls laterally substituted by methyl group and their influence on the self-assembling behaviour of ferroelectric bicomponent mixtures8
Polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal sensor for sensitive and selective detection of organic vapors8
Study on electro-optical and adhesion properties of polymer dispersed liquid crystal films from thiol-ene click reaction8
Impact of dispersed graphene oxide on thermodynamical, optical, electro optical and dielectric properties of nematic liquid crystal8
Synthesis and properties of wholly aromatic phosphorus-containing thermotropic liquid crystal copolyesters with excellent fibre formation ability8
Tunability of the elastocaloric response in main-chain liquid crystalline elastomers8
Generalization of the Maier-Saupe theory to the ferroelectric nematic phase8
Preparation and properties of water-responsive films with color controllable based on liquid crystal and poly(ethylene glycol) interpenetrating polymer network8
Liquid crystalline hydrazones revisited: dipolar interactions vs hydrogen bonding affecting mesomorphic properties8
Electro-optical response of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals doped with γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles8
Triphenylene-fluorescein-triphenylene trimers: novel columnar liquid crystals with solid fluorescence8
Physical properties of liquid crystals doped with CsPbBr3 quantum dots8
Young’s interference experiment using self-aligned liquid crystal optical control devices8
Fringe-field-induced out-of-plane reorientation in vertically aligned nematic spatial light modulators and its effect on light diffraction8
Perspective on structure-property relationship of room temperature single-component liquid crystals8
A controllable viewing angle optical film using micro prisms filled with liquid crystal8
Folding-induced in-plane birefringence in homeotropically aligned graphene-oxide liquid crystal films formed by solution shear7
Optical edge imaging based on the birefringence property and electro-optic tunability characteristic of the liquid crystals7
The Magic 4-Cyanoresocinols - Their Role in the Understanding of Phenomena at the Rod-Banana Cross-Over and Relations to Twist-Bend Phases and Other Newly Emerging LC Phase Types7
Binary mixtures of bent-core molecules forming distinct types of B4 phase nano- and microfilament morphologies7
Liquid-crystalline dimers containing cholesteryl groups and azobenzene moieties with branched allyl chain: synthesis and properties7
The smectogenity as a crucial factor of broadening of the selective light reflection peak in cholesteric photopolymerizable mixtures7
Enhancement of thermal, dielectric and electro-optical properties of fluoro hydrogen-bonded liquid crystals7
Enhanced stability of the nematic phase of 4-pentyl-4ʹ-cyanobiphenyl due to the dispersion of copper nanoparticles7
Liquid crystalline behaviour of new dimers containing coumarin and biphenyl moieties and enhancement of their thermal conductivity: liquid crystal-nanoparticles7
Preparation of polyimide alignment films with high photosensitivity and low solid content7
Favourable combination of axial coordination and inclusion for effective chiral transfer from metal porphyrin to nematic liquid crystals7
Thermally bandwidth-controllable reflective liquid crystal films prepared by doping nano-sized electrospun fibers7
Real-time liquid crystal-based creatinine sensor using a micro-patterned flexible substrate7
TiO2 doped polymer dispersed and stabilised liquid crystal smart film with high contrast ratio, low driving voltage and short response time7
Structurally coloured organic–inorganic hybrid silica films with a chiral nematic structure prepared through a self-templating approach7
Influence of multifluorophenyloxy terminus on the mesomorphism of the alkoxy and alkyl cyanobiphenyl compounds in search of new ambient nematic liquid crystals and mixtures7
Chloro-benzothiazole Schiff base ester liquid crystals: synthesis and mesomorphic ‎investigation7
Synthesis, mesomorphic properties and DFT calculations of new coumarin Schiff base-ester liquid crystals7
Interactions investigated by the spectroscopic, microscopic and molecular docking studies for liquid crystal-based biosensor7
Introduction of 5,6-dihydro-4H-cyclopenta[b]thiophene core unit into phenyl-tolane: Expanding the mesophase range and increasing the birefringence and dielectric anisotropy of liquid cry7
New Schiff’s base cinnamates/benzoates liquid crystals with lateral methyl substitutes: characterisation, mesomorphic behaviour and DFT calculation7
Rheological properties of discotic nematic liquid crystals: graphene oxide dispersions study7
Thermal stability and electro-optical characteristics of polymer stabilised blue phase liquid crystalline materials: a role of polymer concentration7
A long-term stable low-viscous self-organized blue phase liquid crystal superstructure with wide operation temperature range7
On the measurement of the bend elastic constant in nematic liquid crystals close to the nematic-to-SmA and the nematic-to-NTB phase transitions7
Testing different supervised machine learning architectures for the classification of liquid crystals7
Elastic and electro-optical properties of flexible fluorinated dimers with negative dielectric anisotropy6
Mesogenic homologous series with a butoxyethyl terminal chain6
Conoscopic image of a biaxial negative in a reentrant discotic – biaxial nematic phase transition6
Synthesis of cholesterol containing unsymmetrical dimers: a new series of liquid crystals6
Tunable optical, electro-optical and dielectric properties of eco-friendly graphene quantum dots-nematic liquid crystal composites6
The Electro-optical study of Al2O3 nanoparticles doped polymer dispersed liquid crystal films6
Chiral ferronematic liquid crystals: a physico-chemical analysis of phase transitions and induced helical twisting6
Mesophase behaviour of 1,2,3-triazole-based nematic liquid crystals influenced by varying alkyl chains and halogen atom substitution6
Automated flow synthesis of algorithmically designed ferroelectric nematogens6
Laterally substituted biphenyl benzoates ‒ synthesis and mesomorphic properties6
Dispersion of thiol capped AuNPs in rufigallol derivative discotic liquid crystal-Enhanced one dimensional electrical conductivity6
Effect of chiral monomer containing D(+)-camphoric acid on the optical properties and phase behaviours of side-chain cholesteric liquid crystal polymers6
Electrically controllable reflection bandwidth polymer-stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals with low operating voltage6
Cholesteric liquid-crystalline DNA – a new type of chemical detector of ionizing radiation6
Birth and annihilation of topological defects on the nematic–isotropic interface during droplet coalescence6
Effects of terminal substituents on mesomorphic properties of Schiff base – ester mesogens and DFT calculations6
Dielectric response of a ferroelectric nematic liquid crystalline phase in thin cells6
Tunable liquid crystal metamaterial filter with polarization-insensitive characteristic6
Capacitive-type liquid crystal temperature sensor6
New negative dielectric anisotropy liquid crystals based on benzofuran core6
Colourful patterns prepared using a cholesteric liquid crystal mixture with both thermochromic and photochromic properties6
Improvement in the electro-optical and electronic properties of the reduced graphene oxide dispersed in a liquid crystalline material 4’-octyl-4-cyano-biphenyl6
Polymer dispersed liquid crystal thin films for sensing toluene6
Self-diffusion method for broadband reflection in polymer-stabilized cholesteric liquid crystal films6
Synthesis of new mesomorphic terphenyl derivatives: the influence of terphenylene and functional fragments on the mesomorphic properties and ligand exchange on quantum dots6
Chemical and physical aspects of recent bent-shaped liquid crystals exhibiting chiral and achiral mesophases6
Intensity-dependent optical nonlinearities of composite materials made of ionic liquid crystal glass and bimetallic nanoparticles6
Preparation of a novel ternary photosensitive polyimide for liquid crystal alignment films6
Band-gap-tailoring in Liquid Crystals: Organizing Metal Atoms and Nanoclusters in LC Media6
Chiral nematic liquid crystal organization of natural polymer nanocrystals5
Liquid Crystals for IR: Part III - Bi- and multicomponent mixtures based on perfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkoxy terminated oligophenyls and tolanes5
The cholesteric and TGB phases under the applied electric field5
Ordering of oblate hard particles between symmetric penetrable walls5
Exploration of nanofibre/nanoparticle/PDLC composite system5
Instantaneous mapping of liquid crystal orientation using a polychromatic polarizing microscope5
Order parameter and electro-optical properties in polymer-dispersed liquid crystals5
Two-dimensional snapshot measurement of surface variation of anchoring in liquid crystal cells5
Effect of methoxy groups on liquid crystalline and self-assembling properties of 2,7,12-tris(methoxy)-3,8,13-tris(alkoxy)-5,10,15-truxenones5
Selection rules and a new model for stable topological defect arrays in nematic liquid crystal5
Novel nematic and glassy liquid crystalline oligomers as electroluminescent organic semiconductors5
Experimental and computational studies of laterally ethoxy Schiff base-ester liquid crystalline magnets5
Effect of the position of cyano group in α-cyano-functionalised diarylethene chiral fluorescent photoswitches on phototunable behaviours of cholesteric liquid crystals5
Liquid crystalline dimers containing a cholesteryl group: chiral smectic phases and TGBA* phase5
High birefringence nematic liquid crystals containing both thieno[3,2-b]thiophene core and acetylene bond5
Charge-, salt- and flexoelectricity-driven anchoring effects in nematics5
13C NMR investigations and molecular order of nematogens with biphenyl and bithiophene at terminus5
Photonic properties of polymer-stabilized photosensitive cholesteric liquid crystal studied by combination of optical activity, transmission and fluorescence5
Dielectric and electro-optical studies of Au/SnO2 core/shell nanocrystals incorporated ferroelectric liquid crystal5
Synthesis of β-cyclodextrin Functionalized silica nanoparticles and their effects on the dielectric, optical and electro-optic properties of nematic liquid crystal5
Optical gain and photo-bleaching of organic dyes, quantum dots, perovskite nanoplatelets and nanodiamonds5
Enhancement of the physical parameters due to the dispersion of functionalised gold nanoparticles in a room temperature nematic liquid crystal5
1,2,3-Triazole lamellar liquid crystal and its non-covalent palladium complex dimer: structure, mesomorphism and self-assembly properties5
Precision adiabatic scanning calorimetry of a nematic – ferroelectric nematic phase transition5
Broaden reflection bandwidth of chiral nematic liquid crystals by chiral compound-loaded thermally responsive microcapsules5
Synthesis and properties of isothiocyanate liquid crystals containing cyclohexene unit5
Fast photo- and electro-optical switching of the polymer- stabilised cholesteric liquid crystal composite prepared by the template method5
Tunable pretilt angle based on gelator-doped planar liquid crystal cells5
Nano-doped PDLC combined with photochromic material for bifunctional optical control films5
Improved electro-optical and dielectric properties of polymer dispersed liquid crystal doped with disperse dye red 1 and carbon nanoparticles5
Imidazole and benzoimidazole derived new ionic liquid crystal compounds: synthesis, characterisation, mesomorphic properties and DFT computations5
Chiral polymer network stabilised blue phase liquid crystals5
Effect of replacing the terminal phenyl ring with 3-pyridyl and inversion of imine linkage on the mesophase behaviour of four-ring azo/ester/Schiff base compounds5
Synthesis and microwave dielectric properties of polyphenylene liquid crystal compounds with lateral substitution by methyl and fluorine5
Running streams of a ferroelectric nematic liquid crystal on a lithium niobate surface5
Effect of azimuthal anchoring energy on rewriting speed of optical rewritable e-paper5
The influence of core fluorination on the phase behaviour of rod-like mesogens4
Synthesis and liquid crystalline studies of biphenylyl-1,3,4-thiadiazoles and diphenyl-1,3,4-thiadiazoles: influence of side chain semifluorination and lateral ring fluorination4
Ionic liquid crystal elastomers for actuators, sensors, and organic transistors4
Dielectric, electro-optical and viscoelastic properties of nematic phase driven by hydrogen-bonding between cyano group and fluoroalkoxybenzoic acid4
Optical sensing of organic vapor using blue phase liquid crystals4
Porous carbon nanoparticles dispersed nematic liquid crystal: influence of the particle size on electro-optical and dielectric parameters4
The effect of partially fluorinated chain length on the mesomorphic properties of chiral 2’,3’-difluoroterphenylates4
Improved electro-optical properties of ferroelectric liquid crystal by incorporating alloyed quaternary ZnCuGaS 2 /ZnS core/shell quantum dots4
Pyridine-based chiral smectogens: effects of polar end groups on liquid crystal properties4
Molecular structure and the twist-bend nematic phase: the role of spacer length in liquid crystal dimers4
Effect of silicon-based nanofillers on the electric-optical performance of polymer dispersed liquid crystals4
Three-dimensional soliton-like distortions in flexoelectric nematic liquid crystals: modelling and linear analysis4
The Influence of quantum dots on the optical properties of a room temperature cholesteric liquid crystal4
Construction of a liquid crystalline double helix supramolecular structure and its electro-responsive behaviour4
Steric effect of di-lateral methyl substituent on the mesophase behavior of four-ring azo/ester/azo homologues4
Liquid crystal-based optical sensor for the detection of cysteine through competitive host-guest inclusion4
Liquid-crystalline behaviour and electrorheological effect of phthalocyanine-based ionic liquid crystals4
Doping white carbon black particles to adjust the electro-opticical properties of PDLC4
Real-time visual humidity response films of interpenetrating polymer network based on cholesteric liquid crystal and poly (acrylic acid)4
Tunable liquid crystal microlens array with negative and positive optical powers based on a self-assembled polymer convex array4
Janus mesophases of matter4
Electrically driven structures in bent-core nematics4
Effect of the magnetic nanoparticle concentration on the electro-optical properties of the polymer-dispersed liquid crystals4
Liquid crystal lenticular lens array with extended aperture by using gradient refractive index compensation4
Detection of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody for the diagnosis of past-COVID-19 infection cases using a liquid-crystal-based immunosensor4
A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core4
Effect of γ-irradiation on the display parameters of a room temperature ferroelectric liquid crystal mixture4
Improvement in molecular ordering of ferroelectric liquid crystal by incorporating CuGaS 2 /ZnS core/shell quantum dots4
Facile fabrication of patternable and large-area elastic liquid crystal polymer films4
Deuterated Liquid Crystals - design and synthesis of deuterium labelled 4,4ʺ-dialkyl-2′,3′-difluoro-[1,1′:4′,1ʺ]terphenyls using batch and continuous flow systems4
Directional modulated light-emitting technology based on airborne display4
Exploring the behaviour of the twist-bend nematic phase using NMR with a variety of spin probes4
Can even-membered liquid crystal dimers exhibit the twist-bend nematic phase? The preparation and properties of disulphide and thioether linked dimers4
Synthesis and characterization of new pyridine-based chiral calamitic liquid crystals4
Improved performance of cadmium selenide quantum dots-doped polymer stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals for light shutter4
Alkoxy-bromo-azulenes displaying ambient temperature smectic E-phases4
Mesomorphism of novel stilbene-based bent-core liquid crystals4
Non-linear disulphide-centred S-shaped oligomers with inner and outer spacers connected by aromatic azo moieties4
Observation of a frustrated nematic phase in amphiphilic, disc-like complexes of gold(III) containing hydrocarbon and semiperfluorocarbon terminal chains4